(RNS) — The most likely proposals provide for dissenting congregations to exit the denomination, while retaining ties to United Methodist support organizations.
KANSAS CITY (RNS) The Rev. Cynthia Meyer told her congregation she was “called by God to be open and honest” about who she is. But the denomination forbids gay ordination.
(RNS) Asked about the possibility of leaving a church she has been a part of for 40 years, Meyer was blunt: “I’m not eager to leave. I’m not eager to stay in an abusive relationship, either.”